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Plaid is a financial technology company. It develops a platform that connects with users' bank accounts. The Company offers various APIs that provide financial services, including transaction data control, users' identities verification, account balance verification.
HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4.9

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)391(+4%)
Job Openings122

Key People/Management at Plaid

Zach Perret

Zach Perret

Co-Founder, CEO

Plaid Office Locations

Plaid has offices in San Francisco and London
San Francisco, US (HQ)
San Francisco
London, GB
New Penderel, House 4th Flr, 283, 288 High Holborn
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Plaid Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Plaid total Funding

$309.3 m

Plaid latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

10 months ago

Plaid investors

Plaid's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $250 m. In total, Plaid has raised $309.3 m. Plaid's latest valuation is reported to be $2.7 b.
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Plaid Revenue

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Plaid Operating Metrics

Plaid's Customers was reported to be 20 m in Oct, 2018.
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10 k


20 m
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Plaid Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
QuovoJanuary 08, 2019

Plaid Online and Social Media Presence

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Plaid News and Updates

Global Plaid Shirt Market Growth 2019-2024

According to this study, over the next five years the Plaid Shirt market will register a xx% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach US$ xx million by 2024, from US$ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key compani…

Wells Fargo inks data sharing deal with Plaid

Wells Fargo has reached an agreement with Plaid to give the bank's customers the ability to share th...

Visa and Mastercard join Plaid financing

Visa and Mastercard have joined a $250 million financing round in Plaid, a US startup that links con...

Plaid announces strategic investment from Mastercard and Visa

When Plaid announced its $250 million Series C investment, last year, it left out a couple of key investors. Today it revealed that Mastercard and Visa had also quietly participated in the round. For a company like Plaid, which builds APIs to enable customers to access their bank accounts inside app…

Visa and Mastercard Sign Up for Investments in Fintech Unicorn Plaid

The credit card giants intend to collaborate with the startup on tech-enabled developments related to digital payments and data.

Fintech company Plaid gets infusion from Visa, Mastercard

Financial technology company Plaid Inc on Monday said it is set to receive new backing from Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc as part of a new round of Series C financing worth a total of $250 million.
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Plaid Blogs

Unlocking the potential of entrepreneurs

Wave helps micro-businesses grow by offering them free financial management software.

Changelog - September 2019

Highlights from what we've been working on over the last month, including updates and improvements to UK coverage, Transactions, Liabilities, Investments, as well as a new LinkKit.

Plaid People: Erik Anstine

Software engineer Erik Anstine is fairly new to Plaid—and software engineering, in general. He joined Plaid in January 2019 when it acquired Quovo, his former employer. Before that, Erik was busy traveling the world and honing his craft as an accomplished opera singer. Today, he passionately pursues…

Summer 2019 Engineering Interns: A Look Back

The Plintern team from front to back: Andrew Chen, Jennifer McCleary, Sarafina Smith, Lujing Cen, Owen Gillespie, and Jarrod Dunne. Not pictured: Eric FortneyWith summer coming to a close, it’s time to bid farewell to our wonderful Plaid interns, or Plinterns as they’re known throughout our offices.

A responsible way to bridge through money shocks

Brigit uses cash flow data to help users improve their financial health.

Enhancing Liabilities with credit card details

Student loan and credit card data
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Plaid Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Plaid founded?

    Plaid was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Plaid key executives?

    Plaid's key executives are Zach Perret.

  • How many employees does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 391 employees.

  • Who are Plaid competitors?

    Competitors of Plaid include Varo Money, Trufa and Eagle Alpha.

  • Where is Plaid headquarters?

    Plaid headquarters is located at San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Plaid offices?

    Plaid has offices in San Francisco and London.

  • How many offices does Plaid have?

    Plaid has 2 offices.